Despite the deadline for introducing central clearing already passing, a number of questions are unanswered. Leading figures from around the region voice their concerns
Basel III not the main challenge for China banks – instead interest liberalisation is their main focus
The deadline set by the G-20 to clear all standardised OTC derivatives has passed but a lack of regulatory clarity over the shape of reform is hampering banks in the region
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Decision to push back Basel III implementation motivated by capital concerns, say market sources
Charlie Shin has left the Swiss bank
Impact-adjusted valuation and the criticality of leverage
The move to central clearing will generate a wealth of information on derivatives around the region – but making use of this requires both trade repositories and data sharing. Progress on both has...
Thankful for the minimum
The Australian securities regulator is looking to consult on its trade repository plans at the end of the first quarter, with an eye to implementing the regime later in the year
A major change is needed to correct new hedge accounting rules, which could restrict derivatives use by Asian firms hedging their foreign currency exposures
LCH.Clearnet makes inroads into the domestic Australian market with its SwapClear service
Bucking the trend
From Manila to Basel
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